We are a leading national charity offering specialist community-based and residential support for adults with acquired brain injury, complex physical or learning disabilities and for people with autism, including those in education. We are taking the risks of coronavirus very seriously, and are doing everything that we can to keep the people we care for safe. We are still taking …Read more
A residential setting where a number of older people live, usually in single rooms, and have access to on-site care services. Since April 2002 all homes in England, Scotland and Wales are known as ‘care homes’, but are registered to provide different levels of care.
A home registered simply as a care home will provide personal care only – help with washing, dressing and giving medication.
A home registered as a care home with nursing will provide the same personal care but also have a qualified nurse on duty twenty-four hours a day to carry out nursing tasks. These homes are for people who are physically or mentally frail or people who need regular attention from a nurse.
Some homes, registered either for personal care or nursing care, can be registered for a specific care need, for example dementia or terminal illness.
All homes provide meals and staff on call at all times.Search more
Supporting people with spinal injuries, acquired brain injuries, stroke, loss of limbs and progressive conditions.Read more
Helping people with mental illnesses, learning difficulties or who have suffered a brain injury.Read more
BIRT provides assessment and rehabilitation services for people with acquired brain injury (ABI) no matter when the injury was.Read more